Welcome to Meateaters
March 28, 2010 – 10:01 am | 13 Comments

Meateaters.co.nz is dedicated to people who love cooking meat. We welcome you! Find how and where to buy meat, and how to cook it. We’ll bring you the best meat recipes, as well as classic …

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Pork

There is more to pork than bacon, although that’s a great place to start.

Lamb

Lamb chops, rack of lamb, roast lamb – my mouth is watering already.

Beef

Just because it’s big we here at Meateaters consider this the ‘grand daddy’ of the meat hierarchy.

Recipes

Check in here for all the best recipes involving meat. Does not include meat hats!

News

News at home and around the world related to meat. We’ll give you the best, and the worst stories.

A humorous twist on the Farmer’s Market
August 23, 2011 – 6:08 pm | No Comment

I was sent this link today. It’s kinda funny, although in New Zealand there are farmer’s markets and then there are ‘farmer’s markets’.
The Matakana Farmers Market, for instance, transports expensive crafted food into a rural …

Women are named as New Zealand’s best young butchers
August 17, 2011 – 5:32 pm | 3 Comments
Women are named as New Zealand’s best young butchers

Two talented young women have come out on top to be named New Zealand’s best young butchers.
Alesha Ross from Nosh, Matakana won the 2011 Alto Young Butcher of the Year competition held at Sky City last …

Bakel’s Supreme Pie Awards – 2011
July 26, 2011 – 11:35 pm | No Comment

The Bakel’s Supreme Pie Award goes to Shane Kearns of Viands Bakery in Kihikihi. He won the competition with a gourmet fruit pie, only the second time in the 15 years of the competition that …

Bakel’s Supreme Pie Awards – 2011
July 26, 2011 – 11:35 pm | 2 Comments

The Bakel’s Supreme Pie Award goes to Shane Kearns of Viands Bakery in Kihikihi. He won the competition with a gourmet fruit pie, only the second time in the 15 years of the competition that …

Steak pie
July 25, 2011 – 9:52 pm | 5 Comments
Steak pie

With the Bakel’s Supreme Pie Award announced tomorrow last night I figured I’d have a go at making a pie myself. How difficult could it be?
Well, as it turned out it’s not difficult – just …

Bull becomes beef patties
July 24, 2011 – 11:42 am | No Comment
Bull becomes beef patties

In the Sunday Star Times today – the bull that that threw it’s ‘owner’ 2 metres into the air, and broke his back has now been reduced to hamburger patties.
Chum Neal was working in a …

Best pie in New Zealand?
July 20, 2011 – 10:12 pm | One Comment
Best pie in New Zealand?

We are on the cusp of learning where the best pie for 2011 comes from.
Judging takes place in Auckland tomorrow to decide the Bakel’s Supreme Pie Award. There have been over 4,400 entries from 380 …

Beef on a string or “Boeuf a la ficelle”
June 26, 2011 – 8:25 pm | 2 Comments
Beef on a string or “Boeuf a la ficelle”

I seem to be working my way slowly, and unintentionally, through Leanne Kitchen’s book The Butcher.
Tonight I cooked a meal which my other half declared the best meal I had ever cooked, and one of …

Roast leg of lamb with garlic, rosemary and lemon
June 12, 2011 – 8:50 pm | One Comment
Roast leg of lamb with garlic, rosemary and lemon

This is such a simple dish to cook – it takes five minutes to prepare and throw in the oven, and around 3 hours to cook – so you need to be home.
Apparently the recipe …

Miss Universe NZ takes meat-packing job
June 10, 2011 – 8:45 am | No Comment
Miss Universe NZ takes meat-packing job

This is a nice story – winner of a beauty pageant packs meat in her spare time – read the whole article on Stuff here:
The country’s top beauty queen is temporarily swapping her tiara for …